- TripBuzz found 93 things to do with kids in or near Lexington, Kentucky, including 71 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Frankfort, Richmond, Georgetown and Versailles.
- From Rupp Arena to Malibu Jack's Family Fun Center, the Lexington area offers 45 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Horse Races, Colleges & Universities and Specialty Museums.
- A large city in Kentucky, Lexington is most known for horse racing - namely the Kentucky Derby. The city further has many outdoor parks and recreational spaces including public golf courses, hiking trails, a skating park and Frisbee disc golf programs. Also home to the University of Kentucky, Lexington features nature preserves where bird watching and flower viewing can be enjoyed.
Situated on 130 acres, Clear Creek Park provides access to Lake Shelby for boating and fishing. The park also offers facilities for basketball, tennis, golf and baseball along with a children's playground and areas suitable for picnicking and camping.
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5079 Lincoln Park Road, Springfield, KY 40069 MoreLess Info
Covering 153 acres, the Lincoln Homestead State Park features the house where the president's mother lived, and also a replica of his father's 1782 cabin. A museum, a gift shop, a playground and other amenities are found also in here.
An eight-screen movie theater, Regal Shelbyville Stadium 8 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, a game room, mobile ticketing and a concession area with food and drinks.
Lake Linville features a full size boat dock with numerous nearby rental opportunities. Attractions include a full-service bait-shop, rental pontoons, johnboat rentals, paddle boat rentals, fishing, boating, water skiing, and a nearby campground and restaurant.
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2590 Richmond Road, Renfro Valley, KY 40473 MoreLess Info
More than 40 artists are mentioned at the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame for their contribution in the music industry. The museum exhibits memorabilia, such as instruments and collections of a particular instrument.
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2135 Natural Bridge Road, Slade, KY 40376 MoreLess Info
On its 2,300 acres, the Natural Bridge State Resort Park has camping sites, a mini golf course, picnic areas, and a sky lift. There are also more than 19 miles of trails which can be used for bird watching. Swimming and canoeing are two of the other popular activities.
The visitors of the Kentucky Reptile Zoo can admire one of the largest collections of venomous snakes, as well as other types of reptiles, such as the 18 foot-long reticulated python. The Turtle Tracks Area has both tortoises and aquatic turtles.
Red River Outdoors is an outdoor adventure outfitter that offers cabin rentals as well as adventure travel services. The company leads guided rock climbing expeditions, canoe tours, and private group camping experiences.
Wild Things! of Kentucky features a gift shop and nature center that houses a variety of wildlife including snakes, bees, turtles, fish, and spiders. There is also a gem mining area and a dinosaur exhibition.